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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 28 2018

Australia hosts one of Asia-Pacific's largest air force exercises

MELBOURNE The skies over Australia's northern coastline were filled with air force pilot top guns from 16 nations on Saturday in one of Asia-Pacific's largest air force training exercises.

Jul 06 2018

Wesfarmers drops imported honey cocktail from Coles in 'Australia first' push

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Australian supermarket chain Coles will stop selling a brand of honey that is partly sourced from China and Argentina, as it looks to support its "Australia first" policy while also cutting competition for its cheaper company-owned brand.

Apr 12 2018

Polish, Israeli presidents march together at Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland The presidents of Poland and Israel marched together at the Auschwitz concentration camp on Thursday, putting aside their differences over a new law that makes it a crime to suggest there was any Polish complicity in the Holocaust. | Video

Mar 28 2018

Poland signs $4.75 billion deal for U.S. Patriot missile system facing Russia

WARSAW Poland signed the largest arms procurement deal in its history on Wednesday, agreeing with the United States to buy Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system for $4.75 billion in a major step to modernize its forces against a bolder Russia.

Mar 22 2018

Poland says U.S. missile shield site delayed until 2020

WARSAW Technical problems will delay the completion of the Polish section of a U.S. defence shield by two years to 2020, Poland's defence ministry said on Thursday.

Mar 22 2018

United States set to sign deal on Patriot missile sale to Poland next week -sources

WARSAW Poland and the United States are set to agree the sale of Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defence system to Warsaw next week, three sources told Reuters.

Mar 08 2018

EU gives Poland two months to address gas storage violations

WARSAW Poland's law on natural gas storage violates the European Union's rules on security of gas supplies, the EU's executive said on Thursday, giving Warsaw two months to address its concerns.

Mar 07 2018

Poland says suspect arrested in 2016 was linked to Paris attacks

WARSAW A Moroccan man arrested in Sept. 2016 in Poland was connected to Islamic State and attacks in Paris the previous year in which 130 people were killed, Polish prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Feb 06 2018

Israeli minister 'honored' to be barred from Poland over Holocaust bill

WARSAW/JERUSALEM Israel's education minister said on Monday he was "honored" Poland had canceled his visit to Warsaw this week because he refused to back down from condemnation of a bill that would outlaw suggesting Poland was complicit in the Holocaust.

Feb 03 2018

Pressure mounts on Poland to back away from Holocaust bill

WARSAW Poland is seeing a resurgence of anti-Semitism over pending legislation that would impose jail terms for suggestions that the nation was complicit in the Holocaust, local minority groups warned, as pressure mounts on the president to veto the bill.


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